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hush



Pronunciation: (hush), [key]
interj.
(used as a command to be silent or quiet.)

v.i.
to become or be silent or quiet: They hushed as the judge walked in.

v.t.
1. to make silent; silence.
2. to suppress mention of; keep concealed (often fol. by up): They hushed up the scandal.
3. to calm, quiet, or allay: to hush someone's fears.

n.
1. silence or quiet, esp. after noise.
2. Phonet.either of the sibilant sounds (sh) and (zh).

adj.
Archaic.silent; quiet.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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